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Rheumatoid Factor, Serum
Alternate Test Name: RF
ACM Test Number: 00640
Dept: Chemistry
SPECIMEN COLLECTION REQUIREMENTS
Collection Container:
SST
Specimen: Serum
Transport Temperature: Room Temperature
Specimen Volume: Preferred Volume: 1 mL; Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL
Also Acceptable: Red Top Tube
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Performed: Monday - Saturday
Reported: Same Day
Methodology: Turbidimetric
CPT: 86431
LOINC: 11572-5
Stability: Room Temperature: 5 Days; Refrigerated: 7 Days; Frozen: 30 Days
Reference Range:
0.1-13.9 IU/mL
Notes: Local Medical Review Policy, Upstate Medicare Division, Part B.